Type 1: Commercial partnership

Sector of the company/organisation

Telecommunication Services

Name of activity/project (or solution offered)

Valencia Smart City

Relevant urban sustainability topic

resource-efficiency (waste, water, materials, circular economy,…)
sustainability strategy (strategy development at city level, urban planning,…)

Start year


Brief project summary

Telefónica and Valencia are working to bring all of its municipal services together through a smart city technological solution. 350 connected sensors will allow for the management of public resources through a single connectivity platform - enhancing various areas such as transport, energy efficiency, and environmental services.

Short activity description

Valencia City Council has announced that it has awarded the Valencia Smart City tender to Telefónica. It will be the first Spanish city to centralise all of its municipal information through a smart city technological solution and will be based on the European FI-WARE standard. Traffic, street lighting, gardens, local police, pollution, cleaning and waste collection and weather services will be constantly monitored and connected to a network. Telefónica has developed the best solution on the market, one capable of guaranteeing resource sustainability, more accurate incident reporting in real-time and more robust solutions to problems.

More information on the project


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